Our membership of local authority Early Years Partnerships, the National Day Nurseries Association (NDNA) and the Pre-school Learning Alliance (PLA) ensures that we are constantly in touch with new thinking in the field of child education and care. Staff attend training courses arranged by local authority early years partnership and on-site training.

Who are Maryvale Nurseries Limited (MNL)?

Maryvale Nurseries Limited is jointly owned by Jane Weir and Les Briscoe, who started their first nursery in 1983. Both Jane and Les are qualified NNEB childcare practitioners and NVQ Assessors. They continue to have a hands-on role in the running of the four settings.

Our Aims Are :


  • To enhance the development and education of children under statutory school age.
  • To provide a safe, secure and stimulating environment.
  • To work within a framework that ensures equality of opportunity for all children.
We Offer Your Child


  • A specially tailored curriculum leading to approved learning outcomes.
  • Individual care and attention made possible by a high ratio of adults to children.